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June 2016 Newsletter
See photos of runoff remediation project work
done in June 2016.
Fall/Winter 2015 Newsletter
Summer 2015 Newsletter
Fall/Winter 2014 Newsletter
Spring, 2013 Newsletter
2012 - April Newsletter
2011 - August
2010 - Summer
2009 - Fall
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2008 - Fall
2008 - August
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2006-October This one
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2006 - July
2006 - June
2006 - February
Annual meetings are held in the spring. A notice of the annual meeting is
mailed to all members.
In 2006, the BLA was awarded a $50,000
grant by the state to study and implement ways in which water quality can be
improved through better runoff management. This grant paid for engineering
studies to identify sources of excessive runoff and some initial runoff
In 2008, a follow-on grant was awarded to
the BLA to pay for work on the mediation sites identified in the
first grant. This work will server to reduce runoff and the
pollutants it contains fro entering the lake.
In 2009, the BLA was awarded a $78,000 grant
to continue work on runoff issues in a continuing effort to improve
lake health. Several runoff projects have been completed and more
are being planned.
In 2010 and 2011 volunteers completed 16 projects
identified by these grants to reduce lake runoff and improve lake health.
These projects involved civil engineering firms and were approved by the
In 2016 the BLA was awarded a $75,000 grant for advanced runoff
remediation projects based on the success and implementation of previous
Some members of our Association serve as
lake monitors and faithfully take samples of our lake water. The
samples are sent to the University of New Hampshire for evaluation.
Reports of the samples are published in our Newsletter.
We publish a Newsletter which is sent to
the entire watershed area once a year. Members also receive
a newsletter through the Summer Season of May through September. Our
newsletter usually includes a message from our president, legislation on new
boating laws and other related matters, helpful hints for keeping our lake
clean, history of the lake, pictures and calendar of social events, etc.